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Ice covers campus, classes continue

A Monday night winter storm left campus sidewalks and roads covered in sheets of ice. Despite slick conditions, classes continued as normal. Early Tuesday morning, the Bradley University Twitter account posted, “Campus is open and classes are in session today (3/3/2015). Due to icy conditions…

New general education system passes University Senate

After nearly three years of planning by students, faculty and staff, University Senate passed the Bradley Core Curriculum at its Feb. 19 meeting. Co-Chair of the Steering Committee Kelly McConnaughay said she was excited everyone’s hard work led to the passing of the new system,…

BU in search of ‘Webster Warrior’

With the restructuring of the general education criteria making its way to the Hilltop, one of the final pieces of the puzzle presents itself in the form of a staff member: the Registrar. Following a 16-year tenure, Kathie Beaty retired as Registrar in December. Her…

On-campus room reservations require simple solution

From Meinen to Markin, student organizations are constantly in search of on-campus venues to host events. Though seemingly simple, this task can present problems of policy incertitude regarding when and where to reserve rooms. Amidst the chaos of event planning, however, there is one simple…

Students, alumnae geared toward success

The Chicago Auto Show celebrated its 80th anniversary this week with the help of 14 Bradley University student interns paving the way to success. From writing press releases and credentialing media, to filming videos for Vine and publishing online photo galleries, the students kept busy…

Alexander calls for social movement

“My son wants an answer,” civil rights attorney and author Michelle Alexander wrote in an op-ed for the New York Times Nov. 26. “He is a black boy…silently begging me to say, ‘No, sweetheart, you have no need to worry’…[but] I am stammering.” A crowd…

Love on (Hill)Top

Phil and Jill Gattone Phil (‘85) and Jill Gattone (‘85) met on the porch of Sigma Chi fraternity during their first week of college in 1981. Little did they know that 30 years and four kids later, they would still be two best friends very…

Humans of the Hilltop: Joanne Glasser

When author John Buchan said, “The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already,” University President Joanne Glasser must have been taking notes. Over the course of the past eight years, the Hilltop…

Off-court actions may land athletes in court

Two Bradley men’s basketball players received technical fouls, and a third could face discipline from the team after an incident early Thursday morning. Junior guard Warren Jones was arrested by Peoria Police Department (PPD) on the charges of criminal trespass to land and obstructing identification…

Humans of the Hilltop: Tom Coy

This semester, The Scout is introducing a weekly spotlight article featuring a student, faculty or staff member. Submissions will be accepted at http://www.bradleyscout.com/humans-of-the-hilltop/. In 1994, a freshman English major at Grand Valley State University began his college career, unsure of what the future held for…

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